20 burnt alive in bus-oil tanker collision at M5 near Multan

In an unfortunate accident, at least 20 people died and six were injured when a passenger bus collided with an oil tanker near Uch Sharif at Jalalpur Peerwala interchange on Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M-5) Tuesday wee hours.

Both vehicles caught fire killing at least 20 persons

The horrific accident occurred at 2 am on M5 in Uch Sharif near Multan where a bus going to Karachi from Lahore collided with an oil tanker.

National Highway and Motorway Police along with Rescue 1122 teams rescued eight persons and shifted them to a hospital where two injured persons succumbed to their injuries.

Multan Deputy Commissioner Tahir Wattoo said that Rescue 1122 has recovered 18 dead bodies so far.